Benck Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced form of Benecke.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Benck Family Origin

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Benck Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Hat & Cap Dealer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

In 1880, the most common Benck occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 25% of Benck's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Benck family was Laborer. Cabinet Maker, Farmer and Hat & Cap Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benck.

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Benck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Benck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Benck in 1964 was 65, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benck

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